Item #124830 Vathek: An Arabian Tale. William. Grimsditch Beckford, Herbert, Valenti Angelo.
Vathek: An Arabian Tale.

Vathek: An Arabian Tale.

1945. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1945.

16mo, xi, 135 pp. Sixteen full-page illustrations, hand illuminated. Full rust morocco with gilt stamped illustration and decorative border. In the original gilt-lettered slipcase. Slipcase with slight shelf wear, otherwise fine.

§ Copy #666 of 1500 numbered copies signed by Angelo. Beckford's gothic orientalist novel, written in French and first published 1786. The text of this edition was translated by Herbert Grimsditch and decorated and illuminated by Valenti Angelo. Item #124830

Price: $125.00